Why is We Bought A Zoo rated PG?
Official MPAA Rating: We Bought A Zoo is rated PG for for language and some thematic elements.
Violence: Characters discuss the theft of a cash box. A man throws darts at the picture of someone he dislikes. An angry boy kicks an animal. A father and son argue loudly. A man confronts a bear that has escaped from his cage. The animal is shot with a tranquilizer. Characters discuss putting down an old animal. Other characters have loud discussions. Characters pull frozen rats out of the freezer to feed reptiles.
Sexual Content: Characters make several sexually suggestive comments. A man makes a veiled lewd remark to a woman. A couple kisses. A picture is seen of a naked pregnant woman with her arms carefully placed to cover private body parts.
Language: A child calls an adult a crude anatomical term. The script also contains over a dozen profanities, scatological slangs and terms of Deity.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink on several occasions, sometimes to deal with stress. One character comes to work while drunk.